Wa Mutharika based his campaign on a record of making Malawi a net food exporter and delivering three years of growth above seven per cent in the country of 13 million, where annual income per head
is only $313.
For the first time since 1991 global average income per head
Haq produced sophisticated tables in which countries were not ranked by income per head
but by yardsticks more telling - longevity, knowledge and a decent standard of living.
The Koreans might feel a bit slighted by being currently grouped in this "third division" when their income per head
statistics (for example) turns the N11 average from $2,357 per head (N11 ex-Korea) to $3,069 per head with Korea.
Food inflation can leave people hungry a" and the reason is simple: a greater portion of income per head
in Saudi Arabia is now allocated to the purchase of food, he said.
While disposable household income per head
in London was 23% above the UK average, the North East came in at 14% below, a report from the Office for National Statistics has shown.
Bihar is India's poorest state with the lowest income per head
despite being a religious centre for Hindus and Jains.
In terms of income per head
New Zealand is in 22nd place (compared with 21st two years ago).
While income per person declined in the early 1990s, the recent growth surge has been sufficient to get income per head
growing at 3% per year--a significant achievement given the region's high population growth.
It is widely quoted that Nigeria and Malaysia enjoyed the same income per head
of population at independence but their very different histories are borne out by the massive difference in income today.
MODERN Ireland was lauded last week when Conservative MP Oliver Letwin popped up on BBC2's Newsnight and admitted the Irish have now passed the UK for income per head
Countries in Asia," he says, "have actually been narrowing the gap substantially: There, excluding already-developed Japan, in 1950-2001 income per head